EGREM presents ‘El Hijo del Viento’, latest album by El niño y la verdad

Edited by Lena Valverde Jordi
2022-02-23 16:50:57


EGREM presenta El Hijo del Viento, nuevo disco de El niño y la verdad

Havana, Feb.23 (RHC) -- Cuba’s popular music band El Niño y la verdad, led by renowned musician Emilio Frías ‘El niño’ has just released their fourth album ‘El hijo del viento’, under EGREM label.

The ten-track musical production was officially presented to the press in Havana on Tuesday. Most of the tunes were written by Frías himself over the worst peak of the Covid-19 pandemic here in Cuba.

With ‘El hijo del viento’, Emilio Frías celebrates eight years with his band.  Guest artists who collaborate in this new album include drummer Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Rubén Bulnes and Osain del Monte and singer Haila María Mompié.

The album features also maestro, the late Adalberto Álvarez, singing a new version of his emblematic tune ‘A Bayamo en coche’. It marks the last recording of Adalberto, who died on September 1st, 2021 due to complications associated with Covid-19.

The new album ‘hijo del viento’ by the Cuban Group El niño y la verdad will be presented to the Cuban public during a concert on February 26th at El Sauce cultural center in Havana.

Emilio Frías announced that he is already working on a new album under the title ‘Viajando en un bolero’, dedicated precisely to bolero music. He further said that it will include previously unpublished tunes by such renowned singer-songwriters as Silvio Rodríguez and Amaury Pérez Vidal.


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